Volume 6 Issue 7
! Business /Education Partnerships
“Linking Companies to their Communities”
Frustrated with the work ethic and skill level What students say about the Career Class:
of job applicants?
Susan Jeanne Mertz
“They helped me to feel comfortable and confident in getting
President IMPACT! your future workforce the job I want.”
Sponsor a Career Workshop in a local high school.
“I like the spending budget. It’s really good to know how
IMPACT! created a 9-hour interactive workshop, much money you spend on a weekly and monthly base.”
complete with a 110+ page workbook, that brings “It gave me a better understanding on how interviews really
the real world of work into the classroom. work and what happens.”
Call us In these award-winning Career Workshops, students “They asked us questions. We had to think hard.”
are given specific tools to aid them in successfully
TODAY! obtaining a desired job in their career search. “It helped me believe in myself.”
Workshop Objectives and Lessons: “I liked everything because it teaches you about the world.
Students learned how to complete an employment Most students don’t get this type of experience.”
application and create a resume’ with powerful
accomplishment statements that showcase their Awards
Begin to special skills and talents. They learn to prepare for
interviews by creating their own self-promoting Recognized as a “High Performance Partnership” by
make an summary, formulating questions to ask the the South Carolina State Chamber of Commerce,
interviewer, and rehearsing how best to answer 2003, 2004.
IMPACT! interview questions. Recipient of the “Business Education Partnership”
award given by the College of Charleston and
Students are given the persona of a worker with real
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Education
tomorrow! life responsibilities. Using the salary and job that
Foundation, 2004, 2007.
they are given, students create a budget, pay the
bills, and fulfill the responsibilities of their worker.
Make a difference in the life
For the culminating activity at the end of the
workshop, students search for a job, prepare a cover
of a future job seeker.
843.821.3283 letter, create a resume and experience a mock job
To sponsor a Class, Contact Susan;
interview given by area HR professionals and
business leaders. Susan.Mertz@ImpactPR.net
Make an IMPACT!
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